Tag Archives: Devices

Samsung Introduces 8GB LPDDR4 RAM for Next-Generation Mobile Devices

  Samsung Electronics on Thursday introduced the industry’s first 8GB LPDDR4 mobile DRAM for Ultra HD and large screen devices and for devices with dual-cameras, 4K Ultra HD recording and VR support, among others. The 8GB mobile DRAM package is based on a 10-nanometer process and utilises four of the newest 16Gb LPDDR4 memory chips. “The advent of our powerful ... Read More »

Marshmallow on 18.7 Percent of Android Devices; Nougat Not Yet on Chart: Google

Android 7.0 Nougat, the latest publicly available version of Google’s mobile and tablet operating system, is powering less than 0.1 percent of active Android devices, according to the latest Google Play distribution data. To recall, Nougat started rolling out to Nexus devices last month and reportedly also started rolling out to Android One devices. Sharing the latest distribution data of ... Read More »

iOS 10 Update ‘Bricked’ Some Units; Apple Says Issue Resolved, Devices Can Be Restored via iTunes

Apple released the iOS 10 update for compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices on Tuesday, and some early adopters reported that their devices were ‘bricked’ while installing the update. The issue was reported by more than a handful of users in the first hour of availability of iOS 10. Apple confirmed the problem and stated that affected users should ... Read More »

Android 7.0 Nougat Update Now Reportedly Rolling Out to Android One Devices

  Google started rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat update to compatible Nexus devices last month and earlier this month LG V20, first smartphone with Android 7.0 Nougat, was launched. Now, next in line for the update are Android One devices, as the search giant has has reportedly started rolling out an over-the-air Android 7.0 update for the smartphone series. According ... Read More »

Apple’s New AirPods Said to Work With Non-Apple Bluetooth-Enabled Devices

  At the iPhone 7 launch event, Apple said the new AirPods had been specially designed for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, and come with a brand new W1 wireless chip, leading many to believe that the wireless earphones only work with the new iPhone models. Apple also used the term “Bluetooth-like” technology, once again confusing matters about ... Read More »

September Android Security Update Starts Rolling Out to Google Nexus Devices

  Google last month started rolling out the final build of Android 7.0 Nougat for compatible Nexus devices. The Android 7.0 Nougat update was rolled out to the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, Pixel C tablet, and Android One General Mobile 4G devices gradually. Now, the company has started rolling out the monthly Android security update for ... Read More »

Android 7.0 Nougat Now Rolling Out to Google Nexus Devices

As expected, Google has broken its tradition and released the final build of its Android 7.0 Nougat for compatible Nexus devices. Apart from the update being released earlier than usual, Google hasn’t launched a new Nexus smartphone as the platform lead device for Nougat. The update is being rolled out over-the-air (OTA), and should reach all users gradually. The Android ... Read More »

MIUI 8 Global Stable ROM to Start Rolling Out to Eligible Devices From Tuesday

Xiaomi has announced that the latest version of its operating system, MIUI 8, will be rolling out as a Global Stable ROM update to eligible devices starting Tuesday. Making the announcement on the MIUI forum last week, Xiaomi also listed the eligible devices – Redmi 1S, Redmi 2, Redmi 2 Prime, Redmi Note 3 (Qualcomm), Redmi Note 3 (Special Edition), ... Read More »

Huawei Commits to 24 Months of Security, Software Updates for Its Devices

In order to strengthen its customer service, Huawei has announced that it will roll out regular and timely software updates to all Huawei devices for 24 months – this includes its Honor brand. After the device purchase, Huawei Device USA’s e-commerce customer acquisition manager Taylor Wimberly said that the updates would come in frequently for the first year, at least ... Read More »

Sony Says Will Issue QuadRooter Fixes to Its Devices via Software Updates

Earlier this week, security researchers reported that Qualcomm-based Android devices were exposed to attack by the ‘QuadRooter’ vulnerability, affecting nearly 900 million devices. Now, Sony has said that the QuadRooter security fix for its smartphones will come through regular software maintenance and has advised users to upgrade their devices regularly. To recall, if the QuadRooter vulnerabilities are exploited, attackers can ... Read More »